The average cost of waste removal as of 2015 is $160 for solid waste and $50 to $100 for hazardous waste, which includes products containing mercury, latex paint and harsh chemicals. The cost of waste removal depends largely on the types of items and the quantity.
The average cost of removing construction waste is a little higher at $200, while the average cost of removing composting waste is $100. Junk removal is another type of waste removal that usually includes large items like furniture, appliances, tires and hot tubs. The cost for junk removal is usually based on the size and weight of the item. It costs $130 on average to remove a hot tub, $80 for large furniture and $100 for major appliances.